Exploring the Moon
Future astronauts return to the lunar surface in this animation. For larger resolution and downloads see: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/
Microsoft promotes "Kinect Effect"
Nov. 3 - As Microsoft celebrates the one year anniversary of its Kinect motion sensor gaming product, the company is showcasing the Kinect Effect, highlighting uses beyond gaming. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Gengo Spanish #17 - Where Are You in Latin America?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! As you pick up the phone to call Spain from Latin America, your traveling companion dashes across the room and snatches the phone out of your hand. Your friend explains that you don’t know how many additional fees the telephone carriers might add to the bill, so he says you shouldn’t [...]
The Flip Video: Classroom Assistive Technology
This four minute video provides an example of how a flip video camera can be used in the classroom to provide another layer of learning to lessons. it is easy to follow and shows good examples.
Plungers and horses, a story of vacuum and pressure
This is a short video that explains a classic experiment involving vacuum and atmospheric pressure using plungers.
John Carlson Lecture
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ADA and Accessibility of Educational Content
Dr. Anne Jelfs from the Open University presents on ADA and the Accessibility of Educational Content for the participants of the Bridge to Success project on September 23, 2011.
Report on the First Quadrennial Technology Review
Steve Koonin, Under Secretary for Science - US Department of Energy
How Digital Storytelling Can Transform Education (ISTE 2014)
This presentation discusses why and how you should use multimedia storytelling to transform teaching and learning. While some apps are featured here, the emphasis is on the process, workflow, tips and best practices. Sample lessons are also provided. This Keynote was originally presented at ISTE in 2014
NTC begins reconciliation with Tuareg
Nov. 7 - Libya's interim authorities start reconciliation talks with the country's Tuareg nomadic tribes, who are considered of vital importance to regional security in Libya's oil-rich south. Nick Rowlands reports.
Lower Intermediate S6 #22 - Tips for Improving your Formal Written Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When your teacher tells you that your Japanese handwriting needs work, you’re taken aback, but you resolve to work on it. So every night, you practice your Japanese kanji, hoping to improve. Finally, you show your Japanese teacher what you’ve been practicing, and she tells you that it’s better, but you [...]
Shoppers flee mall under siege in Mexican resort town
Oct. 30 - Frightened shoppers flee mall in Mexican resort town aftern police chase two suspected drug cartel members . Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Rebirth of A Nation: Can Libya Develop Stable Democracy?
Pulitzer Center journalist William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country. Wheeler is in Libya working on his latest project "Libya: The Rebirth of a Nation" (http://bit.ly/tDgViS) He is investigating the efforts of Libya's new leaders to disarm and integrate the disparate bands of fighters now in Tripoli's streets, and its willingness to account for the thousands of guest workers whose fate is still unknown.
News #79 - New Feature Lurking About, Have You Seen It?
Just in time for Halloween, there’s something mysterious lurking around at Innovative Language Learning. But it’s not a monster and it’s not scary either. Based on user feedback, we’re introducing a new feature to our language 101 sites. Have you seen it? This feature makes learning and reviewing easier. Find out which lessons to learn [...]
An eight minute video that explains the mystery and settlement of Jamestown Colony: The first settlement of the new world in Virginia. Lots of material here. Students would benefit of a map of the area and they could even make guesses about the mystery of the first settlers vanishing.
St. Joseph's College Baseball Team, the Eagles
St. Joseph College Baseball Team, 1894-1895. In addition to baseball, the college fielded a tennis team in its early days.,Jasper County Journey
Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Including the Borough of Gateshead
The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.
Natasha Anita's Digital Storybook
Berlusconi readies exit, stocks rise
Nov 8 - Wall Street rallied one percent after Italy's embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would step down after a current austerity budget passes parliament. Conway G. Gittens reports.